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May 31, 2004

A matter of calculations
Something seemed wrong with my calculator. All I could see were the basic numbers; it seemed to be missing a lot of advanced functions.

May 27, 2004

Three cheers for India!
'Could justice be sweeter and quicker? God alone knows how many hours I spent stewing over his arrogant, malevolent attack on the IIMs.'

April 28, 2004

Atal 'Biryani' Vajpayee
'It took hours of patient explaining to convince my three year old it was 'Bihari' and not 'Biryani.'

April 26, 2004

Fear is the key
I rushed out of the kitchen and saw her standing frozen in front of the washbasin, the remains of her lunch crusting on her fingers.

April 22, 2004

Pray Sidhu wins
Nuggets from the campaign trail.

April 21, 2004

"Madam, you have already voted"
Kausalya Narayanan, a senior citizen from Bangalore, was shocked when told that she had already voted.

April 19, 2004

Mobile madness
"Yaar," he said really irritated, "udhar woh phone uta nahin raha aur yahan koi jawaab nahin de raha."

April 16, 2004

What do you think?
We met and talked. When it was time to say goodbye, I knew I was smitten.

Sonia's yagna
And other tales from the campaign trail.

April 12, 2004

Boys will be Boys!
One smart aleck stretched his legs and began bothering us. When we requested him to sit properly, his co-passengers sniggered.

April 8, 2004

Sugar free!
One day, I took Mom shopping. We happened to pass a sugarcane juice vendor and I offered to buy her a drink.

April 7, 2004

Sumantra Ghoshal: A tribute
Sumantra Ghoshal and I never met again, but the absence and distance in time and space have only made the memories more vivid. We shall miss him deeply.

April 6, 2004

'When you need something, you must keep crying'
We finished buying our groceries as she continued to sob away. On our way home, she suddenly became her usual cheerful self. Surprised, I asked her, "What happened to your tears?"

April 2, 2004

Meet the parents!
In one swift motion, he gathered his girlfriend's stupefied father in a warm embrace and kissed him on both cheeks.

April 1, 2004

Advani's bus breaks down again!
Vignettes from the campaign trail.


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